The SAGE Handbook of Organizational Wellbeing is a comprehensive and cutting-edge work providing the latest insights into a range of perspectives on organizational wellbeing, as well as highlighting global wellbeing issues and exploring new contexts. Topics covered include: digital working and social media, LGBTQIA+ identifications and work, suicide at work, refugee workers, and mental health. A multi- and inter-disciplinary work, this handbook embraces ideas and empirical work from a range of fields including psychology, business and management, economics, and science. This handbook draws together current knowledge whilst also outlining emerging issues and directions, making this an invaluable resource for students and researchers spanning a wide array of disciplines. Part 1: Theoretical Perspectives; Part 2: International Issues and Contexts; Part 3: Developing Organizational Wellbeing; and Part 4: Emerging Issues and Directions.

Chapter 38: Posthumanism and Wellbeing in the Workplace

Posthumanism and Wellbeing in the Workplace

Posthumanism and wellbeing in the workplace
Raya A. Jones

Introduction

At the time of writing, spring 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic is sweeping the world. Under a national lockdown, home has become the workplace for many white-collar workers. For essential workers in sectors involving close proximity to others, the workplace has become a dangerous place requiring extraordinary safety measures. Alongside physical health, mental wellbeing has acquired exceptional poignancy. Tips on how to look after one's wellbeing, including how businesses could promote staff wellbeing during the crisis, abound online. On the one side, workplaces are in flux due to technologies that barely existed a few decades ago and are advancing apace. The pandemic forced many people unexpectedly ...

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